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Entitled, “Ashtray”, this image was captured by Oscar Tarragó, MD, MPH, CHES, of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine. The picture depicts an ashtray in the entryway to Building 2400, Century Center. Dr. Tarragó took this photo to illustrate the magnitude of the potential problem of smokers congregating near the entryway, and the need for a designated smoking area. After seeing the photo. Property management created a designated smoking area away from the building’s entrance. Today, CDC’s tobacco-free policy applies to properties inside and outside owned, rented, or wholly leased by HHS. With this photo, Dr. Tarragó received the First Place award in the 2009 CDC Connects Annual Public Health in Action Photo Contest, in the category of “Domestic Programs/People”.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ CDC Connects
Creation Date: 2009
Photo Credit: Oscar Tarragó, M.D., M.P.H., C.H.E.S.
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.